Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
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Events

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget hosts various events to educate the public about various policy issues. Below is a list of our upcoming, current, and past events.

 

Oct 26, 2021

Tax Gap Myths and Facts: A Conversation with Natasha Sarin

The federal government loses over $600 billion annually from unpaid and underpaid taxes. As Congress debates how to pay for the Builder Back Better Act, closing this “tax gap” is viewed as one of the more promising ways to collect revenues....
Sep 29, 2021

Tax Policy in the Build Back Better Act

  Policymakers are currently drafting reconciliation legislation to enact up to $3.5 trillion of spending and tax breaks, paid for in part by taxes on high-income households and corporations, along with measures to strengthen tax compliance...
Sep 1, 2021

What’s Going on With the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds?

  The Social Security and Medicare Trustees released their annual reports. This virtual event discussed the current status of the major trust funds and potential policy reforms to improve their solvency. Policymakers need to act sooner...
Jun 30, 2021

Real or Inflated? What to Make of Inflation Concerns?

  The Consumer Price Index has risen by an average of 0.7 percent per month over the last three months, is now 5 percent higher than a year ago, and is already up 2.7 percent in just the first five months of 2021. While many view current...
Apr 8, 2021

Virtual Event: Paying for Infrastructure

America’s infrastructure may soon be getting an upgrade. The Highway Trust Fund is currently less than a year from insolvency, and policymakers are currently discussing spending $1 trillion or more to modernize infrastructure, including investments...

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